Marais and Blignaut currently tied in BIG5 Sport Challenge

Following today’s Knysna Dragons Lagoon Mile Swim (1,65 km), Stuart Marais and Theo Blignaut are neck and neck in the BIG5 Sport Challenge with 167 points each. Dean Hopf is lying third with 162 points. Not surprisingly, Theo, the young ex-sprint triathlete uber swimmer, who is seen as the likely threat to defending champion Stuart, had a great swim today, ...

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Marais ahead after first BIG5 event

  Stuart Marais was first man over the line in the opening event of this year’s BIG5 SPORT CHALLENGE, the Momentum Weekend Argus Knysna Cycle Tour 80 km mountain bike race, putting him one point ahead of professional multi-sport athlete Theo Blignaut, who came in second. Stuart, who is defending his BIG5 title and was a last minute entry, established ...

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Entries to the new-format Big 5 sport challenge opened on Monday, 23 March 2015

One of South Africa’s top multi-sport events, the BIG 5 SPORT CHALLENGE offers some of South Africa’s most spectacular natural scenery – from mountain biking and running in and around Knysna’s famed forests and hills, to swimming its estuary with a view of Heads. This year the organizers at WorldSport have streamlined the well-received BIG 5 SPORT CHALLENGE, building on ...

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